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pgy-1 and residency

Discussion in 'General Residency Issues' started by KKay999, Aug 2, 2002.

  1. KKay999

    KKay999 Member 10+ Year Member

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    If any, what is the difference between a first year resident and a pgy-1?
     
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  3. Whisker Barrel Cortex

    Whisker Barrel Cortex 1K Member 10+ Year Member

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    They're the same thing.
     
  4. neutropeniaboy

    neutropeniaboy Blasted ENT Attending 10+ Year Member

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    Except you're not a first year radiology resident...:D
     
  5. r_salis

    r_salis SDN Supa-Mod Emmetrope Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    What does "PGY" stand for? (Is there a previous post / web page somewhere that defines med school acronyms?)
     
  6. Resident Alien

    Resident Alien What? 7+ Year Member

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